Aiglos Special Issue II

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Aiglos Special Issue II
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EditorAnna Adamczyk-Śliwińska
PublisherSekcja Tolkienowska ŚKF
ReleasedAugust 2012
FormatA5 glossy paperback, black and white

Aiglos Special Issue II. A selection of Tolkien studies in Poland 2006-2011 is the second English-language issue of Aiglos, prepared for the Return of the Ring conference celebrating the seventy fifth anniversary of the publication of The Hobbit by J.R.R.Tolkien.[1]

Contents[edit | edit source]

  • Articles and essays
    • "Tolkien and the Vikings. J.R.R. Tolkien's connection with the Victorian literature concerning the North"
    • "Samwise the Great"
      • By: Maria Błaszkiewicz
    • "Language and myth. Tolkien’s and Barfield’s concepts of 'meaning'"
    • "Éowyn – the misunderstood Lady of Rohan"
      • By: Justyna Brzezińska
    • "Who are you, and what are you doing in this land? A different way of looking at known things – an epic reading of The Lord of the Rings"
      • By: Maria Błaszkiewicz
    • "Noegyth nibin – racism in Beleriand?"
      • By: Magdalena Kudelska 'Geirve'
    • "The Rivendell Hymnal and Tenebrae – Tolkien, Elves and the Roman Liturgy"
    • "Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of Huan)"
    • "Mythopoeia and Quenta Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien – God, faith, freedom, and the Second Coming"
      • By: Jakub Z. Lichański
    • "Nerdanel. A few words about an episode which did not have to be a mere episode"
      • By: Michał Leśniewski 'M.L.'
    • "The First Tolkienists"
      • By: Tadeusz A. Olszański 'Halbarad Dúnadan'
    • "Word, power and will – magic in the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien"
      • By: Anna Adamczyk-Śliwińska 'Nifrodel'
    • "The Sense of Unity and the Category of Unity. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings in the Context of Medieval Epic"
      • By: Agnieszka Kruszyńska
    • "The Volsunga Saga as an Inspiration for J.R.R. Tolkien"
      • By: Renata Leśniakiewicz-Drzymała
    • "Master of Doom and Ring-bearer: Fate and Free Will in Middle-earth of the First and the Third Ages"
      • By: Tadeusz A. Olszański 'Halbarad Dúnadan'
    • "Believe neither editors nor translators, or how I almost rubbed shoulders with a celebrity"
  • Fanfiction and poetry
    • A selection of poems by Anna Adamczyk-Śliwińska 'Nifrodel' in Bożena Mitko 'Nellelórë'’s translation
    • English-language poems by Marcin Morawski 'Lómendil'
  • Reviews and Interviews
    • Interview with Christina Scull and Wayne G. Hammond - from Aiglos 6 (Spring/Summer 2006) (with recent footnotes)
    • Interview with Tom Shippey from Aiglos 8 (Spring/Summer 2007) (with updates)
    • Interview with Verlyn Flieger from Aiglos 12 (Spring/Summer 2009) (with updates)
    • Interview with Michael D.C. Drout from Aiglos 12 (Spring/Summer 2009)
    • Interview with Alex Lewis from Aiglos 15 (Winter 2010/2011)
    • Review: A Fortress Made of Ice: The Silmarillion. Thirty Years On, ed: Allan Turner
      • By: Tadeusz A. Olszański 'Halbarad Dúnadan'
    • Review: "Destroying the tower built in Beleriand. Arda Reconstructed, i.e. a handful of comments on the book by Douglas Kane, on Tolkienologists and on Christopher Tolkien's edition"
      • By: Michał Leśniewski 'M.L.'
    • Review: "A Truly Monumental Work. A Handful of Remarks on J. R. R. Tolkien Companion and Guide by Christina Scull and Wayne G. Hammond"
      • By: Michał Leśniewski 'M.L.'
    • Review: A Fairy Tale and Orality in Tolkien's Texts (Adrian Jakuboze, Maria E. Pobieżyńska, Michał Żaczek, Baśń - oralność - zagadka)
    • Review: "The Lord of the Rings, the book and the film as seen by the students of the Adam Mickiewicz University"
      • By: Anna Adamczyk-Śliwińska 'Nifrodel'
    • Review: "The History of an unusual Friendship? Colin Duriez, Tolkien and C.S. Lewis: The Gift of Friendship"
      • By: Anna Adamczyk-Śliwińska 'Nifrodel'

List of Aiglos Special Issue II editors[edit | edit source]

Translation into English: Katarzyna Blacharska, Justyna Brzezińska, Arkadiusz Janczyło, Sławomir Kułacz, Alicja Laskowska 'Freawaru', Magdalena Mańko-Kuzaj, Bożena Mitko 'Nellelórë', Joanna Piech and Agnieszka Sylwanowicz 'Evermind HS Took'.[3][4]

See also[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]


  1. "Dear Readers" at Aiglos' official page (accessed 1 September 2016)
  2. Aiglos Special Issue II, August 2012
  3. Aiglos Special Issue II at Aiglos' official page (accessed 1 September 2016)
  4. Zawartość numeru SI 2 at Aiglos' official page (accessed 1 September 2016)